May 9 2010

X-Conference: Peter Robbins


Peter Robbins

Peter Robbins

Peter Robbins – Media, Ridicule and the CIA: How the Subject of UFOs was Made to Look Ridiculous and Why the Skewed Reporting Persists

Robbins begins his talk highlighting the few cases of political figures embracing the UFO question such as Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and even Gerald Ford who pursued the topic while in Congress.  He goes on to expand on the situation of officials who come forward  but are then pressured to disavow the topic.  Bill Richardson is the chief example here. Continue reading